Text Structure
Poetry
Plot
Reading Voc.
Random terms
100
This type of text structure includes lots of dates or steps/instructions. It will tell events in the order that they happened.
What is sequence/chronological order?
100
How the lines of poems are organized.
What is stanzas?
100
The part of the story where the action changes, before a solution to the problem is found.
What is the climax?
100
This is what someone thinks, feels, believes. It cannot be proven correct/incorrect.
What is an opinion?
100

Statements that are true

What is a fact?

200
This type of text structure tells how two things are alike and how they are different. It may include a Venn Diagram or Double Bubble organizer.
What is compare & contrast?
200
The person talking in a poem, or who is expressing feelings in a poem.
Who is the speaker?
200
The author's message or lesson he/she wants you to learn from reading a fiction story.
What is the theme?
200
The retelling of the main events of the story in sequence. It is usually brief.
What is a summary?
200

A story that is made up or not true

What is fiction?

300
This type of text structure describes an issue and tells how it is resolved or ways it can be resolved.
What is problem & solution?
300
Figurative language that compares two things using "like" or "as"
What is a simile?
300
The part of the story where the problem is solved.
What is resolution?
300
This means "to figure it out" using clues from the story or text.
What is inference?
300

A message or lesson an author wants to deliver to you by reading the text.

What is theme?

400
This type of text structure gives details about a topic, event, or object. It includes characteristics to help the reader better understand the topic, event, or object.
What is description?
400
Figurative language that gives a non-human object characteristics to make it seem like a human.
What is personification?
400
The part of the story that builds interest/suspense and it's usually where the problem or conflict develops.
What is the rising action?
400

The way the story makes you feel.

What is mood?

400
The person telling the story.
What is a narrator?
500
This type of text structure tells about an event/action and lists the results of the event/action. Or, it may tell about an event and why it happened.
What is cause & effect?
500
Figurative language that shows extreme exaggeration.
What is a hyperbole?
500
The way the author seems to tell the story - they way he/she is speaking to the reader.
What is the tone?
500
The reason why an author writes a story, article, or text.
What is author's purpose?
500

The use the words or sentences around the word to find a meaning.

What are context clues?

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